Publications Nicolas Pallikarakis

Versatile on-line SPE HPLC method for analysis of CPT-11and its metabolites SN-38 and SN-38G in biomaterials. Prijovich ZM, Burnouf PA and Roffler SR. Journal of Separation Science, 37(4): 360-367, 2014.

Re-Engineering a Medical Devices Management Software System: The Web Approach. Malataras P, Bliznakov Z, Pallikarakis N. International Journal of Reliable and Quality E-Healthcare, 3(1):9-18, 2014.

Modeling of small carbon fiber-reinforced polymers for X-ray imaging simulation. Bliznakova K, Dermitzakis A, Bliznakov Z, Kamarianakis Z, Buliev I, Pallikarakis N. Journal of Composite Materials, published online 7 September 2014, DOI: 10.1177/0021998314550219.

Modeling of small CFRP aerostructure parts for X-ray imaging simulation. Bliznakova K, Kamarianakis Z, Dermitzakis A, Bliznakov Z, Buliev I, Pallikarakis N. International Journal of Structural Integrity, 5(3):227-240, 2014.

Breast tomosynthesis with monochromatic beams: a feasibility study using Monte Carlo simulations. Malliori A, Bliznakova K, Sechopoulos I, Kamarianakis Z, Fei B, Pallikarakis N. Physics in Medicine and Biology 59(16): 4681-4696, 2014.

A platform for Image reconstruction in X-ray Imaging: Medical applications using CBCT and DTS algorithms. Kamarianakis Z, Buliev I, Pallikarakis N. Computer Science Journal of Moldova, 22(2):236-252, 2014.

Image quality evaluation of breast tomosynthesis with synchrotron radiation. Malliori A, Bliznakova K, Speller R D, Horrocks J A, Rigon L, Tromba G, Pallikarakis N. Med Phys 39(9): 5621-5634, 2012.

BreastSimulator: A Software Platform for Breast X-ray Imaging Research. Bliznakova K, Sechopoulos I, Buliev I, Pallikarakis N. Journal of Biomedical Graphics and Computing. 2(1): 1-14, 2012.

Markov Chain Monte Carlo simulation for projection of end stage renal disease patients in Greece. Rodina-Theocharaki A, Bliznakova K, Pallikarakis N. Comput Methods Programs Biomed 107(1): 90-96, 2012.

Introduction to the special issue on “Advances in Biomedical Engineering and Computing: the MEDICON Conference Case” selected papers from MEDICON 2010. Bamidis P D, Bliznakova K, Pallikarakis N, Pattichis C S. Comput Methods Programs Biomed 107(1): 1-3, 2012.

Promoting harmonization of BME education in Europe: the CRH-BME Tempus project. Pallikarakis N, Bliznakov Z, Miklavcic D, Jarm T, Magjarevic R, Lackovic I, Pecchia L, Stagni R, Jobaggy A, Barbenel J. Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc pp. 6522-6525, 2011.

Robust identification and localization of intramedullary nail holes for distal locking using CBCT: a simulation study. Kamarianakis Z, Buliev I, Pallikarakis N. Med Eng Phys 33(4): 479-489, 2011.

Challenges of the biomedical engineering education in Europe. Magjarevic R, Lackovic I, Bliznakov Z, Pallikarakis N. Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc: 2959-2962, 2010.

Evaluation of an improved algorithm for producing realistic 3D breast software phantoms: application for mammography. Bliznakova K, Suryanarayanan S, Karellas A, Pallikarakis N. Med Phys 37(11): 5604-5617, 2010.

Experimental validation of a radiographic simulation code using breast phantom for X-ray imaging. Bliznakova K, Speller R, Horrocks J, Liaparinos P, Kolitsi Z, Pallikarakis N. Comput Biol Med 40(2): 208-214, 2010.

Evaluation of digital breast tomosynthesis reconstruction algorithms using synchrotron radiation in standard geometry. Bliznakova K, Kolitsi Z, Speller R D, Horrocks J A, Tromba G, Pallikarakis N. Med Phys 37(4): 1893-1903, 2010.

Simulation studies on the effect of absorbers on dose distribution in rotational radiotherapy. Ivanova T, Bliznakova K, Malatara G, Kardamakis D, Kolitsi Z, Pallikarakis N. Phys Med 25(4): 172-180, 2009.

Studies on circular isocentric cone-beam trajectories for 3D image reconstructions using FDK algorithm. Soimu D, Buliev I, Pallikarakis N. Comput Med Imaging Graph 32(3): 210-220, 2008.

A novel simulation algorithm for soft tissue compression. Zyganitidis C, Bliznakova K, Pallikarakis N. Med Biol Eng Comput 45(7): 661-669, 2007.

Quality of life of end-stage renal disease patients and study on the implementation of nocturnal home hemodialysis in Greece. Stavrianou K, Pallikarakis N. Hemodial Int 11(2): 204-209, 2007.

Health technology in Europe. Pallikarakis N, Moore R. IEEE Eng Med Biol Mag 26(3): 14-17, 2007.

Simulation studies of field shaping in rotational radiation therapy. Ivanova T, Bliznakova K, Pallikarakis N. Med Phys 33(11): 4289-4298, 2006.

Dual-energy mammography: simulation studies. Bliznakova K, Kolitsi Z, Pallikarakis N. Phys Med Biol 51(18): 4497-4515, 2006.

A quality assurance program in dental radiographic units in western Greece. Stavrianou K, Pappous G, Pallikarakis N. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 99(5): 622-627, 2005.

Design and testing of low intensity laser biostimulator. Valchinov E S, Pallikarakis N E. Biomed Eng Online 4(1): 5,2005.

Comment on “Tomosynthesis-based localization of radioactive seeds in prostate brachytherapy” Med. Phys. 30, 3135-3142 (2003). Pallikarakis N. Med Phys 32(1): 300; author reply 301, 2005.

Development and evaluation of an ODL course on Medical Image Processing. Pallikarakis N. Med Eng Phys 27(7): 549-554, 2005.

An active electrode for biopotential recording from small localized bio-sources. Valchinov E S, Pallikarakis N E. Biomed Eng Online 3(1): 25, 2004.

Integrated software system for improving medical equipment management. Bliznakov Z, Pappous G, Bliznakova K, Pallikarakis N. Biomed Instrum Technol 37(1): 25-33, 2003.

A novel approach for distortion correction for X-ray image intensifiers. Soimu D, Badea C, Pallikarakis N. Comput Med Imaging Graph 27(1): 79-85, 2003.

An integrated research tool for X-ray imaging simulation. Lazos D, Bliznakova K, Kolitsi Z, Pallikarakis N. Comput Methods Programs Biomed 70(3): 241-251, 2003.

Estimation of the heart respiratory motion with applications for cone beam computed tomography imaging: a simulation study. Buliev I G, Badea C T, Kolitsi Z, Pallikarakis N. IEEE Trans Inf Technol Biomed 7(4): 404-411, 2003.

A three-dimensional breast software phantom for mammography simulation. Bliznakova K, Bliznakov Z, Bravou V, Kolitsi Z, Pallikarakis N. Phys Med Biol 48(22): 3699-3719, 2003.

Logarithmic amplifier for computed tomography tasks using fluoroscopic projections. Buliev I, Badea C, Pallikarakis N. J Med Eng Technol 26(6): 247-252, 2002.

Image quality in extended arc filtered digital tomosynthesis. Badea C, Kolitsi Z, Pallikarakis N. Acta Radiol 42(2): 244-248, 2001.

Education in biomedical engineering: experience from a European ERASMUS program. Pallikarakis N, Kolitsi Z. Stud Health Technol Inform 72: 34-39, 2000.

A software data generator for radiographic imaging investigations. Lazos D, Kolitsi Z, Pallikarakis N. IEEE Trans Inf Technol Biomed 4(1): 76-79, 2000.

Q-Pro: a quality control management system for medical equipment. Kolitsi Z, Bliznakov J, Gueorguieva-Bliznakova K, Theodorakos Y, Pallikarakis N. J Med Eng Technol 24(3): 117-122, 2000.

Three-dimensional localisation based on projectional and tomographic image correlation: an application for digital tomosynthesis. Messaris G, Kolitsi Z, Badea C, Pallikarakis N. Med Eng Phys 21(2): 101-109, 1999.

Monte Carlo simulation of the radiographic imaging procedure for electronically designed phantoms. Lazos D, Kolitsi Z, Pallikarakis N. Stud Health Technol Inform 68: 391-394, 1999.

An integrated system for the production of field shaping devices in radiotherapy. Gueorguieva K, Bliznakov J, Kolitsi Z, Kardamakis D, Pallikarakis N. Med Eng Phys 21(1): 45-51, 1999.

A protocol building software tool for medical device quality control tests. Theodorakos Y, Gueorguieva K, Bliznakov J, Kolitsi Z, Pallikarakis N. Stud Health Technol Inform 68: 759-763, 1999.

In-house development of test equipment for quality control and training. Case study: a prototype ECG simulator-tester. Kontodimopoulos N, Pallikarakis N, Christov I, Daskalov I. Med Eng Phys 20(10): 717-721, 1998.

A wavelet-based method for removal of out-of-plane structures in digital tomosynthesis. Badea C, Kolitsi Z, Pallikarakis N. Comput Med Imaging Graph 22(4): 309-315, 1998.

Euromedies: from requirement analysis to pilot trial. Pallikarakis N. Stud Health Technol Inform 56: 163-169, 1998.

Computer assisted process management for health care: the IBIS tool. Kolitsi Z, Griva V, Pallikarakis N. Med Inform (Lond) 22(3): 215-225, 1997.

Quality assurance and quality assessment of health care telematic technologies. Kolitsi Z, Koutsouris D, Pavlopoulos S, Pallikarakis N. Stud Health Technol Inform 43 Pt B: 766-770, 1997.

A study on the current situation in the biomedical technology and clinical engineering sector in Bulgaria–advances, trends and needs. Panousis S G, Malataras P, Kolitsi Z, Glouhova M, Gueorguiev T, Koleva K S, Stavrev S, Pallikarakis N. J Clin Eng 22(6): 391-399, 1997.

Development of a new Clinical Engineering Management Tool & Information System (CLE-MANTIS). Panousis S G, Malataras P, Patelodimou C, Kolitsi Z, Pallikarakis N. J Clin Eng 22(5): 342-349, 1997.

BEAM@Net: telematic services for clinical engineers and medical physicists. Zeelenberg C, Kolitsi Z, Kapsalis V, Van Nimwegen C, Pallikarakis N. Stud Health Technol Inform 43 Pt A: 109-113, 1997.

A layered architecture for computer-based simulation supporting skills learning: an X-ray imaging paradigm. Costaridou L, Panayiotakis G, Efstratiou C, Papananikolaou C, Pallikarakis N. Med Inform (Lond) 22(2): 165-177, 1997.

The EUROMEDIES concerted action outcomes. Vassilacopoulos G, Pangalos G, Doukidis G, Pramataris K, Pallikarakis N. Stud Health Technol Inform 28: 175-217, 1996.

Volume imaging in fluoroscopy. A clinical prototype system based on a generalized digital tomosynthesis technique. Kolitsi Z, Yoldassis N, Siozos T, Pallikarakis N. Acta Radiol 37(5): 741-748, 1996.

EDI system definition for a European medical device vigilance system. Doukidis G, Pallikarakis N, Pangalos G, Vassilacopoulos G, Pramataris K. Med Inform (Lond) 21(3): 233-244, 1996.

Radiographic skills learning: procedure simulation using adaptive hypermedia. Costaridou L, Panayiotakis G, Pallikarakis N, Proimos B. Br J Radiol 69(826): 938-945, 1996.

Medical device surveillance world-wide. Badea C, Kolitsi Z, Pallikarakis N, Papapanagiotou A. Stud Health Technol Inform 28: 157-174, 1996.

A computer program for estimating the influence of the body bicarbonate pool during CO2 breath tests. Sphiris N, Pallikarakis N. Comput Methods Programs Biomed 46(3): 225-232, 1995.

A learning tool in medical imaging: using procedure graphs in radiographic process simulation. Costaridou L, Hatzis K, Panayiotakis G, Proimos B, Pallikarakis N. Med Inform (Lond) 20(3): 251-263, 1995.

BEAM: Biomedical Equipment Assessment and Management. Pallikarakis N. Comput Methods Programs Biomed 45(1-2): 9, 1994.

A method for selective removal of out-of-plane structures in digital tomosynthesis. Kolitsi Z, Panayiotakis G, Pallikarakis N. Med Phys 20(1): 47-50, 1993.

Fructose utilization during exercise in men: rapid conversion of ingested fructose to circulating glucose. Jandrain B J, Pallikarakis N, Normand S, Pirnay F, Lacroix M, Mosora F, Pachiaudi C, Gautier J F, Scheen A J, Riou J P, et al. J Appl Physiol 74(5): 2146-2154, 1993.

An educational hypertext system supporting radiographic image quality. Costaridou L, Sphiris N, Pitoura T, Panayiotakis G, Pallikarakis N. Med Inform (Lond) 18(4): 331-338, 1993.

A multiple projection method for digital tomosynthesis. Kolitsi Z, Panayiotakis G, Anastassopoulos V, Scodras A, Pallikarakis N. Med Phys 19(4): 1045-1050, 1992.

Influence of the bicarbonate pool and on the occurrence of 13CO2 in exhaled air. Pallikarakis N, Sphiris N, Lefebvre P. Eur J Appl Physiol Occup Physiol 63(3-4): 179-183, 1991.

Use of 13C substrates for metabolic studies in exercise: methodological considerations. Lefebvre P J, Mosora F, Lacroix M, Pirnay F, Scheen A, Krzentowski G, Jandrain B, Gautier J F, Pallikarakis N, Riou J P, et al. J Appl Physiol 71(5): 2059-2061, 1991.

Utilization of oral sucrose load during exercise in humans. Effect of the alpha-glucosidase inhibitor acarbose. Gerard J, Jandrain B, Pirnay F, Pallikarakis N, Krzentowski G, Lacroix M, Mosora F, Luyckx A S, Lefebvre P J. Diabetes 35(11): 1294-1301, 1986.

Metabolic availability of carbohydrates ingested during, before, or after muscular exercise. Lefebvre P J, Pirnay F, Pallikarakis N, Krzentowski G, Jandrain B, Mosora F, Lacroix M, Luyckx A S. Diabetes Metab Rev 1(4): 483-500, 1986.

Remarkable metabolic availability of oral glucose during long-duration exercise in humans. Pallikarakis N, Jandrain B, Pirnay F, Mosora F, Lacroix M, Luyckx A S, Lefebvre P J. J Appl Physiol 60(3): 1035-1042, 1986.

Fate of exogenous glucose during exercise of different intensities in humans. Pirnay F, Crielaard J M, Pallikarakis N, Lacroix M, Mosora F, Krzentowski G, Luyckx A S, Lefebvre P J. J Appl Physiol 53(6): 1620-1624, 1982.

Metabolic adaptations in post-exercise recovery. Krzentowski G, Pirnay F, Luyckx A S, Pallikarakis N, Lacroix M, Mosora F, Lefebvre P J. Clin Physiol 2(4): 277-288, 1982.

Glucose oxidation in relation to the size of the oral glucose loading dose. Mosora F, Lacroix M, Luyckx A, Pallikarakis N, Pirnay F, Krzentowski G, Lefebvre P. Metabolism 30(12): 1143-1149, 1981.

Glucose utilization during exercise in normal and diabetic subjects. The role of insulin. Krzentowski G, Pirnay F, Pallikarakis N, Luyckx A S, Lacroix M, Mosora F, Lefebvre P J. Diabetes 30(12): 983-989, 1981.

[Metabolic and hormonal adaptation of normal and diabetic subjects to muscular exercise]. Lefebvre P, Luyckx A, Krzentowski G, Pirnay F, Lacroix M, Mosora F, Pallikarakis N. Rev Med Liege 35(8): 250-254, 1980.

[Glucose metabolism during muscular exercise in McArdle’s disease]. Krzentowski G, Pallikarakis N, Pirnay F. Acta Clin Belg 34(3): 151-157, 1979.

[Effect of benfluorex on the metabolic fate of an oral glucose load in obese subjects with reduced glucose tolerance (author’s transl)]. Krzentowski G, Pallikarakis N, Lacroix M, Pirnay F, Mosora F, Luyckx A, Lefebvre P. Therapie 34(4): 445-455, 1979.

Training on Electrical Safety of Medical Equipment. Valchinov E, Pallikarakis N. 1st Intenational Conference on Medical Education Informatics — MEI2012, Thessaloniki, Greece, April 6-7, 2012.

Wearable Wireless ECG System With Hybrid Dry Electrode. Valchinov E, Papavasiliou G, Pallikarakis N. European Medical Physics and Engineering Conference — EMPEC 2012, Sofia, Bulgaria, October 18–20, 2012.

Novel Wireless Hybrid Electrode for ECG/EEG Measurements. Valchinov E, Rutkovskis A, Pallikarakis N. Riga Technical University 53rd International Scientific Conference. International Symposium on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics, Riga, Latvia, October 10-12, 2012.

Information Management and Medical Devices Vigilance. Pallikarakis N, Malataras P, Bliznakov Z. 10th International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Health— ICICTH, Samos, Greece, July 12-14, 2012.

Biomedical Engineering Education In Europe: A Tempus IV CRH-BME Project Survey. Pallikarakis N, Bliznakov Z. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering — WC2012, Beijing, China, May 26-31, 2012.

Curricula Reformation and Harmonisation in the Field of Biomedical Engineering: The Tempus IV CRH-BME Project at a Glance. Bliznakov Z, Magjarevic R, Pallikarakis N. 34th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society – EMBC 2012, San Diego, California, USA, August 28 — September 1, 2012.

Medical Devices Vigilance and Patient Safety. Bliznakov Z, Pallikarakis N. 4th Panhellenic Conference on Biomedical Technology, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece, January 20-21, 2012 (in Greek).

Biomedical Technology Management: WEB-PRAXIS – Medical Equipment Management System. Bliznakov Z, Malataras P, Pallikarakis N.   4th Panhellenic Conference on Biomedical Technology, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece, January 20-21, 2012 (in Greek).

X-ray Brain Imaging: Simulation Study. Dermitzakis A, Malliori A, Bliznakova K, Gatzounis G, Pallikarakis N. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering — WC2012, Beijing, China, IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 39, May 26-31, 2012.

Simulation of X-Ray Brain Imaging: Initial Results. Dermitzakis A, Malliori A, Bliznakova K, Gatzounis G, Pallikarakis N. European Medical Physics and Bioengineering Conference — EMPEC 2012, Sofia, Bulgaria, October 18-20, 2012.

Evaluation of the Effect of Acquisition Parameters on Image Quality in Digital Breast Tomosynthesis: Simulation Studies. Malliori A, Bliznakova K, Dermitzakis A, Pallikarakis N. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering — WC2012, Beijing, China, May 26-31, 2012, IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 39, p. 2211.

Breast Tomosynthesis Studies With Monochromatic Beam. Malliori A, Bliznakova K, Pallikarakis N. 4th Panhellenic Conference on Biomedical Technology, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece, January 20-21, 2012.

Digital Breast Tomosynthesis With Monochromatic Beam for Low Contrast Features. Malliori A, Bliznakova K, Pallikarakis N. Riga Technical University 53rd International Scientific Conference. International Symposium on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics, Riga, Latvia, October 10-12, 2012.

Dual Energy Studies with Synchrotron Radiation: Preliminary Results for Low-Contrast Features. Malliori A, Bliznakova K, Dermitzakis A, Pallikarakis N. European Medical Physics and Bioengineering Conference — EMPEC 2012, Sofia, Bulgaria, October 18-20, 2012.

Future Number of ESRD Patients’ Projection Using Markov Chain Monte Carlo Model. Rodina-Theocharaki A, Bliznakova K, Goumenos D, Pallikarakis N. Riga Technical University 53rd International Scientific Conference. International Symposium on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics, Riga, Latvia, October 10-12, 2012.

Wireless Dry-Contact Biopotential Electrode. Valchinov E, Rutkovskis A, Pallikarakis N. 3rd International Conference on e-Health and Bioengineering, Iasi — EHB 2011, Romania, November 24-26, 2011.

Advances in X-ray breast imaging using digital tomosynthesis. Pallikarakis N, Bliznakova K. E-Health and Bioengineering Conference (EHB), IEEE Conference Publications, pp. 1 – 6, 2011.

Overview of Biomedical Engineering Education Programs in Europe: The Results of the CRH-BME Project Survey. Bliznakov Z, Pallikarakis N. 5th European Conference of International Federation on Medical and Biological Engineering — EMBEC5, Budapest, Hungary, September 14-18, 2011.

Curricula Reformation and Harmonisation in the Field of Biomedical Engineering. Cristea P, Tuduce R, Bliznakov Z, Pallikarakis N. 6th International Conference on Interdisciplinary in Education – ICIE, Karabuk / Safranbolu, Turkey, April 14-16, 2011.

Promoting Harmonization of BME Education in Europe: The CRH-BME Tempus Project. Pallikarakis N, Bliznakov Z, Miklavcic D, Jarm T, Magjarevic R, Lackovic I, Pecchia L, Stagni R, Jobaggy A, Barbenel J. 33rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS Boston, Massachusetts USA, August 30 — September 3, 2011.

Proposal for Generic Biomedical Engineering Programs Based on European Experience. Jarm T, Miklavcic D, Pallikarakis N, Bliznakov Z,   Magjarevic R, Lackovic I, Pecchia L, Stagni R, Jobaggy A, Barbenel J. 5th European Conference of International Federation on Medical and Biological Engineering — EMBEC5, Budapest, Hungary, September 14-18, 2011, IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 37, 2011, pp. 1418-1421.

Real-Time Detection of Pathological Cardiac Events for a Wearable Wireless ECG Monitor. Chaves A, Encarnação P, Valchinov E, Pallikarakis N. 5th European Conference of the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering, — EMBEC5, Budapest, Hungary, September 14-18, 2011, IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 37, 2012, pp. 921-924.

A Wearable Wireless ECG Sensor: A Design With a Minimal Number of Parts. Valchinov E, Pallikarakis N. MEDICON 2010 — XII Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, satellite event: 7th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2010, Chalkidiki, Greece, May 27-30, 2010, IFMBE Proceedings Vol.29, pp. 288-291.

Review of the Biomedical Engineering Education Programs in Europe Within the Framework of TEMPUS IV, CRH-BME Project. Bliznakov Z, Pallikarakis N. MEDICON 2010 — XII Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, satellite event: 7th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2010, Chalkidiki, Greece, May 27-30, 2010, IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 29, pp. 979-982.

An Improved Algorithm for Out-of-plane Artifacts Removal in Digital Tomosynthesis Reconstructions. Bliznakova K, Bliznakov Z, Pallikarakis N. MEDICON 2010 — XII Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, satellite event: 7th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2010, Chalkidiki, Greece, May 27-30, 2010, IFMBE Proceedings Vol.29, pp. 367-370.

End Stage Renal Disease Patients’ Projection Using Markov Chain Monte Carlo Simulation. Rodina A, Bliznakova K, Pallikarakis N. MEDICON 2010 — XII Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, satellite event: 7th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2010, Chalkidiki, Greece, May 27-30, 2010, IFMBE Proceedings Vol.29, pp. 796-799.

A European Biomedical Engineering Postgraduate Program – from Evaluation to Continuous Improvement. Griva V, Pallikarakis N. MEDICON 2010 — XII Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, satellite event: 7th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2010, Chalkidiki, Greece, May 27-30, 2010, IFMBE Proceedings Vol.29, pp. 831-834.

Comparison of Methods for Identification of Oval Contours on Tomographic Images With Potential Application in the Image Guided Orthopedic Surgery. Kamarianakis Z, Buliev I, Pallikarakis N. MEDICON 2010 — XII Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, satellite event: 7th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2010, Chalkidiki, Greece, May 27-30, 2010.

Challenges of the Biomedical Engineering Education in Europe. Magjarevic R, Lackovic I, Bliznakov Z, Pallikarakis N. 32nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 31— September 4, 2010, Conference Proceedings – IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society pp. 2959-2962.

A Computer-Based Platform for Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Simulation Studies. Malliori A, Bliznakova K, Pallikarakis N. Proceedings of the IEEE/EMBS Region 8 International Conference on Information Technology Applications in Biomedicine — ITAB, Corfu, Greece, November 2-5, 2010.

Harmonising the Curricula of Biomedical Engineering Programs in Europe: The TEMPUS CRH-BME Project. Pallikarakis N, Bliznakov Z. International Technology, Education and Development Conference — INTED2009, Valencia, Spain, March 9-11, 2009, INTED Proceedings, pp. 2744-2749.

TEMPUS IV, CRH-BME – Curricula Reformation and Harmonisation in the Field of Biomedical Engineering. Bliznakov Z, Stavrianou K, Pallikarakis N. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering — WC2009, Munich, Germany, September 7-12, 2009.

Modeling of Irregular Breast Lesions. Hintsala H, Bliznakova K, Pallikarakis N, Jämsä T. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering — WC2009, Munich, Germany, September 7-12, 2009, IFMBE Proceedings Vol.25 (4), pp. 2024-2027.

Identification and Localization of Intramedullary Nail Holes for Orthopedic Procedures Using Cone Beam Reconstruction and Simulation Techniques. Kamarianakis Z, Buliev I, Pallikarakis N. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering — WC2009, Munich, Germany, September 7-12, 2009, IFMBE Proceedings Vol.25 (4), pp. 1182-1185.

Simulation Design and Characterization of Multilieaf Collimators at Rotational Radiotherapy. Tsolaki E, Bliznakova K, Pallikarakis N. 6th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2008, Chania, Crete Island, Greece, June 19-21, 2008.

3D Breast Imaging Using Digital Tomosynthesis: Simulation Studies. Kalimeris F, Bliznakova K, Pallikarakis N. 6th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2008, Chania, Crete Island, Greece, June 19-21, 2008.

A Voxel-Based Monte Carlo Radiotherapy Simulator. Bliznakova K, Bliznakov Z, Pallikarakis N. 6th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2008, Chania, Crete Island, Greece, June 19-21, 2008.

An Optimised 3D Breast Phantom for X-ray Breast Imaging Techniques. Bliznakova K, Kazakli S, Pallikarakis N. 4th European Congress for Medical and Biological Engineering “Engineering for Health”, Antwerp, Belgium, November 23-27, 2008.

Mammography Simulation: Compressed Breast Phantom Studies. Kazakli S, Bliznakova K, Pallikarakis N. 6th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2008, Chania, Crete Island, Greece, June 19-21, 2008.

CLCT:A C++ Library for Computed Tomography Applications. Kamarianakis Z, Buliev I, Pallikarakis N. 6th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2008, Chania, Crete Island, Greece, June 19-21, 2008.

Microcalcification Detection Using Digital Tomosynthesis, Dual Energy Mammography and Cone Beam Computed Tomography: a Comparative Study. Kamarianakis Z, Soimu D, Bliznakova K, Pallikarakis N. 4th European Conference for Medical and Biological Engineering “Engineering for Health”, Antwerp, Belgium, November 23-27, 2008, IFMBE Proceedings Vol.22, pp. 660-663.

Medical Devices Quality and Safety Controls Unit: Standards to Develop, Needs to Address, Challenges to Face. Malataras P, Kamarianakis Z, Stavrianou K, Bliznakov Z, Valchinov E, Panoutsopoulou E, Papathanassopoulos F, Pallikarakis N. 6th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2008, Chania, Crete Island, Greece, June 19-21, 2008.

Wearable Wireless Electrode for ECG Monitoring. Valchinov E, Stavrianou K, Pallikarakis N. Workshop on: Home telemonitoring, and its status on the participating countries: Cyprus, Greece, and Italy. Venue: Orthodox Foundation of Education and Culture of the Holy Metropolis of Thessaloniki. Thessaloniki, Greece, September 1, 2008.

Rodent Imaging With Helical μCBCT. Soimu D, Kamarianakis Z, Pallikarakis N. 4th European Conference for Medical and Biological Engineering “Engineering for Health”, Antwerp, Belgium, November 23-27, 2008, IFMBE Proceedings Vol.22, pp. 655-659.

Medical Equipment Inventorying and Installation of a Web-based Management System – Pilot Application in the Periphery of Crete. Bliznakov Z, Malataras P, Pallikarakis N. MEDICON 2007 — XI Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 26 – 30, 2007, IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 16, pp. 1092-1095.

Wearable Wireless Biopotential Electrode for ECG Monitoring. Valchinov E, Pallikarakis N. MEDICON 2007 — XI Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 26-30, 2007, IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 16, pp. 373-376.

Monte Carlo Radiotherapy Simulator: Applications and Feasibility Studies. Bliznakova K, Soimu D, Bliznakov Z, Pallikarakis N. MEDICON 2007 —XI Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 26-30, 2007, IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 16, pp. 928-931.

Evaluation of an E-learning Course in Biomedical Technology Management. Malataras P, Pallikarakis N. Computer-Based Medical Systems, 2007 – CBMS ’07. IEEE Conference Publications, pp. 687 – 692, 2007.

Studies on the Attenuating Properties of Various Materials Used for Protection in Radiotherapy and Their Effect of on the Dose Distribution in Rotational Therapy. Ivanova T, Malatara Z, Bliznakova K, Kardamakis D, Pallikarakis P. MEDICON 2007 — XI Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 26-30, 2007, IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 16, pp. 923-927.

Evaluation of Tomographic Reconstruction for Small Animals Using Micro Digital Tomosynthesis (MicroDTS). Soimu D, Kamarianakis Z, Pallikarakis N. MEDICON 2007 — XI Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 26-30, 2007, IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 16, pp. 826-829.

Image Quality in Helical Cone-Beam CT 3D Reconstructions of Low Contrast Objects. Soimu D, Kamarianakis Z, Pallikarakis N. 1st International Conference on Advancements of Medicine and Health Care through Technology — MediTech2007, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, September 27-29, 2007, in Proceedings p. 231.

Quality of Life of Patients Undergoing Haemodialysis in Greece. Stavrianou K, Pallikarakis N. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Seoul, Korea, August 27 – September 1, 2006.

Study on the Evolution of Hemodialysis in Greece. Stavrianou K, Pallikarakis N. INTERREG IIIC, 5th Future Health Semiannual meeting, Riga, Latvia, June 5-7, 2006.
Two-Electrode Biopotential Amplifier for Measuring of Human Limb Movement. Valchinov E, Pallikarakis N. 5th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2006, University of Patras, Patras, Greece, July 7-9, 2006.

Analysis and Classification of Medical Device Recalls. Bliznakov Z, Mitalas G, Pallikarakis N. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Seoul, Korea, August 27 — September 1, 2006.

Safety Recalls on Medical Device Software. Bliznakov Z, Mitalas G, Pallikarakis N. 1st Conference on Biosciences of the University of Patras, Rio – Patras, Greece, May 19-20, 2005.
Medical Device Software and Patient Safety. Pappous G, Bliznakov Z, Mitalas G, Pallikarakis N. 3rd International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Health, Samos Island, Greece, July 7-9, 2005.

A Voxel-Based Monte Carlo Radiotherapy Simulator. Bliznakova K, Kolitsi Z, Pallikarakis N. 3rd European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference — EMBEC’05, Prague, Czech Republic, November 20-25, 2005, EMBEC Proceedings, pp. 1386-1391.

Dual Energy Subtraction Tomosynthesis – Simulation Studies Using a 3D Breast Software Phantom. Bliznakova K, Kolitsi Z, Pallikarakis N. 3rd European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference — EMBEC’05, Prague, Czech Republic, November 20-25, 2005, EMBEC Proceedings, pp. 1402-1405.

Studies of Field Shaping With “Omoiotheta” Beam Modulators in Rotational Radiation Therapy. Ivanova T, Bliznakova K, Pallikarakis N. 3rd European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference — EMBEC’05, Prague, Czech Republic, November 20-25, 2005, EMBEC Proceedings, pp.1714-1717.

Technology Assessment of Nocturnal Home Hemodialysis and Quality of Life in End Stage Renal Disease Patients in Greece. Stavrianou K, Pallikarakis N. 3rd European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference — EMBEC’05, Prague, Czech Republic, November 20-25, 2005.

A 3D Breast Software Phantom for Dual Energy Imaging Mammography. Bliznakova K, Bliznakov Z, Pallikarakis N. 4th European Symposium in Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics — ESBME 2004, University of Patras, Patras, Greece, June 25-27, 2004.

A 3D Breast Software Phantom for Tomosynthetic Mammography. Bliznakova K, Kolitsi Z, Pallikarakis N. MEDICON 2004 — X Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, Naples, Italy, July 31 — August 5, 2004.

Implementation of a Web Based Medical Device Vigilance and User Reporting System in Greece. Bliznakov Z, Pappous G, Pallikarakis N. MEDICON 2004 — X Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, Naples, Italy, July 31 — August 5, 2004.

A Software Simulator for Radiotherapy Investigations. Bliznakova K, Pallikarakis N, Kolitsi Z. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Sydney, Australia, August 24-29, 2003.

Respiratory displacement modelling in cone beam computed tomography. Buliev IG, Badea CT, Pallikarakis N. Computers in Cardiology, IEEE Conference Publications, pp. 617 – 620, 2003.

Medical Equipment Inventory Recording – Practical Aspects. Pappous G, Bliznakov Z, Kolitsi Z, Pallikarakis N. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Sydney, Australia, August 24-29, 2003.

Development of a Biomedical Technology Management System – PRAXIS. Bliznakov Z, Pappous G, Pallikarakis N. 3rd European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics — ESBME 2002, University of Patras, Patras, Greece, August 27 – September 1, 2002, in Proceedings, p. 18.

Patient Positioning Verification Using Tomosynthetic Portal Tomograms. Badea C, Buliev I, Bliznakova K, Kolitsi Z, Pallikarakis N. 3rd European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics — ESBME 2002, University of Patras, Patras, Greece, August 27 – September 1, 2002, in Proceedings, p. 58.

Noise Removal in Tomosynthetic Mammographic Imaging. Badea C, Bliznakova K, Bliznakov Z, Pallikarakis N. 2nd European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference – EMBEC’02, Vienna, Austria, December 4-8, 2002, IFMBE Proceedings pp. 924-925.

A Method for Estimation of the Heart Position and Orientation for the Purpose of 3D X-ray Heart Imaging. Buliev I, Badea C, Pallikarakis N. 3rd European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics — ESBME 2002, University of Patras, Patras, Greece, August 27 – September 1, 2002.

Biopotential Recording from Small Superficial Localized Sources. Valchinov E, Pallikarakis N. 3rd European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics — ESBME 2002, University of Patras, Patras, Greece, August 27 – September 1, 2002.

A 3D Breast Software Phantom for Tomosynthetic Mammography. Bliznakova K, Bliznakov Z, Pallikarakis N. 3rd European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics — ESBME 2002, University of Patras, Patras, Greece, 27 August – 1 September, 2002, in Proceedings, p. 41.

Medical Technology Inventory and Assessment in Health Centres of Central Greece. Pappous G, Papathanassopoulos F, Tsekouras K, Tsakos G, Pallikarakis N. 3rd European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics — ESBME 2002, University of Patras, Greece, August 27 – September 1, 2002.

An integrated software system for medical equipment management. Blinzakov Z, Pallikarakis N. Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Proceedings of the 23rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE, IEEE Conference Publications, 4: pp. 3598 – 3601, 2001.

A training simulator for quality assurance in biomedical technology. Kolitsi Z, Pallikarakis N. Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 14th Annual International Conference of the IEEE, IEEE Conference Publications, 3:pp. 1115 – 1116, 1992.

Optimization of X-ray imaging setups for improvement of microcalcification detection in breast with presence of silicone gel implant. Daskalaki A, Bliznakova K, Pallikarakis N. International Conference on Radiation Protection in Medicine, 30 May – 2 June 2014, Varna, Bulgaria, Medical Physics International Journal, Vol.2, No. 1, pp. 348.

Effect of Cold Atmospheric Plasma Jet on Cancer Cells is Potentiated by Lectin-Targeted Magnetic Nano-Particles. Valchinov E, Prijovich Z, Pallikarakis N. 1st Global Conference on Biomedical Engineering – GCBME 2014, Tainan, Taiwan, October 9-12, 2014.A Web-Based Medical Equipment Management System. Malataras P, Bliznakov Z, Pallikarakis N. 6th European Conference of the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering – MBEC 2014, Dubrovnik, Croatia, September 7-11, 2014, IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 45, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-11128-5_154, pp. 617-620.

Brain Soft Tissue Visualization Study using Low Dose Dual Energy CT data: Preliminary Results. Dermitzakis A, Bliznakova K, Kolev N, Enchev Y, Pallikarakis N. International Conference on Radiation Protection in Medicine, Varna, Bulgaria, May 30 – June 2, 2014, Medical Physics International Journal, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 288.

Towards an X-Ray Phase Contrast Tomosynthesis system for Breast Imaging: Initial Simulation Results. Dermitzakis A, Bliznakova K, Pallikarakis N. 1st Global Conference on Biomedical Engineering – GCBME 2014, Tainan, Taiwan, October 9 -12, 2014.

A Setup for the Assessment of the Effect of Tubular Confinement on the Acoustic Response of Microbubbles. Butler M, Dermitzakis A, Looney P, Thomas D, Pye S, Sboros V. Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society – EMBC 2014, Chicago, USA, August 26-30, 2014.

Simulation study for optimization of X-ray inspection setup applied to CFRP aerostructures. Tigkos K, Bliznakova K, Dermitzakis A, Ducros N, Hassler U, Kamarianakis Z, Osman A, Rebuffel V, Tartare M. 5th Conference on Industrial Computed Tomography – ICT 2014, Upper Austrian University of Applied Sciences Wels Campus, Austria, February 25-28, 2014.

Wearable ECG System for Health and Sports Monitoring. Valchinov E, Antoniou A, Rotas K, Pallikarakis N. 4th International Conference on Mobile and Wireless Communications and Healthcare – Mobihealth 2014, Athens, Greece, November 3-5, 2014.

Information Extraction, Matching And Reporting For Medical Devices Vigilance. Anastasiou A, Bliznakov Z, Deligiannakis A, Giatrakos N, Haritou M, Ioannou E, Koutsouris D, Malataras P, Stavrianou K, Tsirmpas C, Pallikarakis N. 6th European Conference of the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering – MBEC 2014, Dubrovnik, Croatia, September 7-11, 2014, IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 45, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-11128-5_155, pp. 621-624.

Three-dimensional digital tomosynthesis for breast imaging using monochromatic beams. Malliori A, Bliznakova K, Pallikarakis N. International Conference on Radiation Protection in Medicine, Varna, Bulgaria, May 30 – June 2, 2014, Medical Physics International Journal, Vol. 2, No.1, pp. 347.

Fostering the Biomedical Engineering Education in Eastern Neighbouring Countries: The TEMPUS IV BME-ENA Project. Bliznakov Z, Rodina-Theocharaki A, Pallikarakis N. 6th European Conference of the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering – MBEC 2014, Dubrovnik, Croatia, September 7-11, 2014.

A New Generation Web-Based Medical Equipment Management System: Pilot Application in Republic of Moldova. Bliznakov Z, Malataras P, Sontea V, Pallikarakis N. 2nd Regional Workshop on Health Technology Management, Chisinau, Moldova, April 10-11, 2014.

Biomedical Engineering Education in Eastern Neighbouring Area: Needs and Challenges to Face in Republic of Moldova. Bliznakov Z, Rodina-Theocharaki A, Sontea V, Vovc V, Pallikarakis N. 2nd Regional Workshop on Health Technology Management, Chisinau, Moldova, April 10-11, 2014.

Image Analysis of Breast Reconstruction with Silicone Gel Implant. Daskalaki A, Bliznakova K & Pallikarakis N. XIII Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing – MEDICON 2013, Seville, Spain, September 25-28, 2013, IFMBE Proceedings, Vol. 41, pp. 483-486.

Graphical User Interface for Breast Tomosynthesis Reconstructions: An Application Using Anisotropic Diffusion Filtering. Malliori A, Bliznakova K, Daskalaki A & Pallikarakis N.  XIII Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing – MEDICON 2013, Seville, Spain, September 25-28, 2013, IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 41, pp. 479-482.

Cold Atmospheric-Pressure Plasma System with Floating-Electrode and Pulsed Excitation. Valchinov E, Prijovich Z, Pallikarakis N. 5th Pan-Hellenic Conference on Biomedical Technology – ELEVIT 2013, Athens, Greece, April 4-6, 2013.

Medical Device FDA Recalls Data Categorization by reason. Stavrianou K, Bliznakov Z, Pallikarakis N. 5th Pan-Hellenic Conference on Biomedical Technology – ELEVIT 2013, Athens, Greece, April 4-6, 2013.

EIPAS: Medical Devices Vigilance and Patient Safety. Bliznakov Z, Stavrianou K, Malataras P, Pallikarakis N. 5th Pan-Hellenic Conference on Biomedical Technology – ELEVIT 2013, Athens, Greece, April 4-6, 2013 (in Greek).

Medical Devices Recalls Analysis Focusing on Software Failures during the last decade. Bliznakov Z, Stavrianou K, Pallikarakis N. XIII Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing – MEDICON 2013, Seville, Spain, September 25-28, 2013, IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 41, pp. 1174-1178.

Medical Devices Vigilance and Patient Safety: Need for Global Information Extraction and dissemination means. Bliznakov Z, Stavrianou K, Pallikarakis N. Second WHO Global Forum on Medical Devices, Geneva, Switzerland, November 22-24, 2013.

Nonlinear anisotropic diffusion filtering in breast tomosynthesis images. Malliori A, Bliznakova K, Pallikarakis N. 5th Panhellenic Conference on Biomedical Technology – ELEVIT 2013, Athens, Greece, April 4-6, 2013.

Modeling of small CFRP aerostructure parts for X-ray imaging simulation. Bliznakova K, Dermitzakis A, Kamarianakis Z, Buliev I, Pallikarakis N. 3rd International EASN Association Workshop on Aerostructures, Milano, Italy, October 9-11, 2013.

A C++ platform for image reconstruction in X-ray imaging. Kamarianakis Z, Buliev I, Pallikarakis N. 5th Panhellenic Conference on Biomedical Technologies – ELEVIT 2013, Athens, Greece, April 4-6, 2013.

A new generation web-based Medical Technology management system. Bliznakov Z, Malataras P, Serafetinidis A, Adamidi E, Pallikarakis N. Second WHO Global Forum on Medical Devices, Geneva, Switzerland, November 22-24, 2013.

Biomedical Engineering Education Initiative in Eastern Neighbouring Area: The TEMPUS IV BME-ENA project. Bliznakov Z, Rodina-Theocharaki A, Pallikarakis N. 4th IEEE International Conference on e-Health and Bioengineering (EHB 2013), Iasi, Romania, November 21-23, 2013.

Medical Devices Vigilance and Patient Safety – The MEDEVIPAS project. Pallikarakis N, Bliznakov Z. 2nd International Conference on Nanotechnologies and Biomedical Engineering – ICBNME 2013, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova, April 18-20, 2013.

Simulation studies in medical x-ray tomographic imaging. Pallikarakis N and Bliznakova K. IEEE – EHB 2013 Conference, Iasi, Romania, November 21-23, 2013.

A Scheme for X-ray Medical Image Denoising using Sparse Representations. Adamidi E, Vlachos E, Dermitzakis A, Berberidis K, Pallikarakis N. 13th IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering, Chania, Greece, November 10-13, 2013.

Novel Hybrid Sensor for Zero-Prep ECG/EEG Measurements. Valchinov E, Pallikarakis N. 4th Panhellenic Conference on Biomedical Technologies National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece, January 20-21, 2012.

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